Lenda Sue Morrison


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February 20th, 1952 - April 3rd, 2019

From: Alton, MO
Visitation: 6pm-8pm Friday, April 5, 2019
Clary Funeral Home - Alton, MO
Funeral: 1pm Saturday, April 6, 2019
Clary Funeral Home - Alton, MO
Burial: Bailey Cemetery - Alton, MO

On February 20th 1952 Lenda Sue (Tillman) Morrison was born to James Tillman and Flonzi Gibson. At a very early age Lenda went to live with her grandparents Willie and Iva Tillman where she remained for several years. As she was growing up she moved several times with her parents James and Geneva Tillman. In Dec of 68 Lenda gave birth to her first and only son Jeff Tillman. Later on Lenda went on to have two more children, Tricia Marshall and Tootie Tillman and Married Lonnie Morrison.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, one sister Betty, several brothers and her son Jeff.

Lenda was a love you with her whole heart kind of lady and when you saw her you better be ready for a hug because you were going to get one. She worked hard her whole life and there was many times it would seem there was not enough food to feed everyone but she would make a meal good enough for a king and enough to feed the entire neighborhood. Her door was always open and her table always full.

Her survivors include husband Lonnie Morrison, daughter Tricia Marshall and Johnny Wilkerson of Alton their 6 children Melissa, Rachel, Charlie, Blake, Aiden and Lexi. Daughter Tootie Tillman and Jeff Myers of Alton their 3 children Timber, Dillon and Kearra. One stepson she loved as her own Jamey and Donna Morrison of Alton their 2 children Jessie and Andrew. She was the Nana to 8 great grand babies Riley, Bella, Jasper, Mason, Kyler, Kamden, Cyrus and Rayven. Two sisters Wilma Cambell of St.Louis, Janice Branscum of Alton and one brother Gary Van Meter of Metropolis Illinois
Her children and grand babies were her entire life as she was theirs. She will be missed by many.

Services will be 1:00 pm Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Clary Funeral Home, Alton, MO with Edward Casey officiating, burial in the Bailey Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, 6:00-8:00 pm at the funeral home.




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Condolences Received:

Gloria Campbell
03 Apr 2019, 14:48
Girls, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. I grew up with Lenda, Betty, and Wilma. My prayers are with all the family.


Dewayne Sisco
03 Apr 2019, 16:39
She leaves a hole in my heart.
Melva Rodabaugh
03 Apr 2019, 17:07
My heart goes out to you all it saddens me to hear of Lenda. Passing shean I had been friends for many a year! Prayers an love for each of you!
Peggy Gray
03 Apr 2019, 18:55
So sorry to hear of Lenda passing. I always got a smile and hello from her. May God be with each of you and give you comfort in the days to come.
Crystal Trimble (Cook)
04 Apr 2019, 05:06
I've know Lenda since I was little. We worked together and then she along with her daughter became my employer for the last 4 years. My heart goes out to the family. May she rest in peace. She will be missed.
Clois Sisco Ford
04 Apr 2019, 14:18
So sorry for your loss, I know she will be missed by so many she was a wonderful women with such a big heart, she touched my heart every time I saw her.
Dottie Hamilton and Colorado family
06 Apr 2019, 04:54
Thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love you all.
Vicky Barton
07 Apr 2019, 22:46
I will miss her friendly hello and her beautiful smile when she walked through the door at the Drug Store.She would do the same if you would see her anywhere else! May you find blessed peace and comfort in the days to come.